Skip to main content

The independent chronicle

Item Preview

texts
The independent chronicle


Published 1801
SHOW MORE


Volumes of interest were published between 1812 and 1815 with articles about the War of 1812. Issue for Aug. 24, 1812 includes a notice from the U.S. War Department seeking proposals for the supply of rations to troops; essay in support of the war; U.S. Secretary of War requests that the Governor of Maryland order 350 militia into active service; statement from the Convention of Republican Delegates in New Jersey in support of the war; statement from U.S. President James Madison in support of the war; statement from Maj. Gen. Isaac Brock to residents of Upper Canada urging their support in the war; U.S. Secretary of war sends 1,500 reinforcement troops to Detroit; account from U.S. Gen. Hull of a battle near Fort Malden and news of troops in other areas; editorial against the British alliance with the Indians; letter from a U.S. Officer describing military gains near Detroit; news of U.S. infantry marching from Forts Independence and Warren to Albany, N.Y.; news of British cargo ships captured by U.S. ships; 2 reward notices for the return of deserters from the military; report of possible 60 day armistice ratified by James Madison; notice to British subjects living in Massachusetts that they must report themselves to the marshall; 2 reward notices for return of deserters from the military. Issue for Oct. 22, 1812 includes a Proclamation issued by the President of the United States offering a full pardon to ...a number of individuals who have deserted from the Army... signed in type: James Madison. Has three other acts each signed in type by Madison. Some minor war reports on pg. 2. Issue for July 14, 1814 includes report of South Carolina militia marching home; report of U.S. schooner Alligator being lost to a tornado in Port Royal; report of 10,000 militia and 2,000 regular Army troops to be used in defense of the District of Columbia and vicinity; report U.S. is to try to raise 100,000 militia for defense; news of British deserters providing information to the U.S.; report of skirmishes along the U.S. coast; statement from U.S. Navy Capt. David Porter stating he had taken possession of Sir Henry Martins Island; report of British troops burning a militia barracks in Lewiston, N.Y.; Four accounts of the battle of Chippewa and the taking of Fort Erie; statement from Maj. Gen. Brown in praise of his troops in the battle of Chippewa; copy of General Browns orders to attack at Fort Erie; essay arguing against U.S. citizens boarding enemy ships; report of peace treaty rumours; account of Capt. Porters capture and subsequent escape from the British; list of American prisoners held on the British ship Nymph; report of British cargo ship captured by U.S. war ship; Proclamation from James Madison pardoning military deserters if they return to military service; announcement to officers and soldiers in the military offering reward for the return of military deserters; reward advertisements for return of military deserters. Issue for Aug. 4, 1814 includes Proclamation from James Madison pardoning military deserters if they return to military service; announcement to officers and soldiers in the military offering reward for the return of military deserters; U.S. General W. Scotts account of the battle of Chippewa; U.S. General P. B. Porters account of the battle of Chippewa; Major J. Hindmans account of the battle of Chippewa; news of British war ships attacking and capturing U.S. cargo ships; report from Captain Sullivan of gun-boat Gov. Clark that Fort Shelby had been finished, occupied with regulars, and readied for native attack; brief description of gun-boat Gov. Clark and Fort Shelby; news of a soldier shot for desertion; military news from Erie, Pennsylvania; New York appropriates money to pay troops and build two encampments; James Madison issues orders for state of Rhode Island to raise a militia of 500 troops; U.S. military news from Bermuda; report of the death of Capt. Parker of the U.S. ship Syren; account of the battle of Chippewa and a list of important officers wounded; report of a raft captured that was taking supplies to the British; report of U.S. General Brown being wounded in battle; list of further details of the battle of Chippewa; report of Indian attack near Champlain; news of prisoner exchange and announcement that exchanged prisoners should return to their regiments; listing of the total number of British forces in the U.S.; report of British shipwrecks; Naval news for the Port of Boston; news of various U.S. war ships; Marshals notice announcing a trial for members of a private American ship accused of supplying the British with provisions


Volume no. 3438
Publisher Boston [Mass.] : Adams & Rhoades
Pages 6
Language English
Call number AP 2 I564
Digitizing sponsor Brock University - University of Toronto Libraries
Book contributor Brock University
Collection BrockUniversity; ontario_council_university_libraries; toronto
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

Full catalog record MARCXML

comment
Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)
Brock University
texts
eye 455
favorite 0
comment 0
Source: folio
Brock University
texts
eye 124
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
by Woodworth, Samuel, 1784-1842
texts
eye 172
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
texts
eye 117
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
texts
eye 273
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
texts
eye 116
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
by Woodworth, Samuel, 1784-1842
texts
eye 153
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
by Woodworth, Samuel, 1784-1842
texts
eye 148
favorite 0
comment 0
Brock University
texts
eye 163
favorite 0
comment 0